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Private Enterprise as Public Benefit

January 21, 2009
Andrew Kassoy, co-founder of B Lab

Andrew Kassoy, co-founder of B Lab

My next interview on Planet Good Radio is scheduled for tomorrow (Thursday, January 22) at 3 p.m. PST.  Join us live for an in depth interview with Andrew Kassoy, one of the co-founders of The B Lab and the B Corporation certification process.

Prior to co-founding B Lab, Andrew spent 16 years in the private equity business; as a Partner at MSD Real Estate Capital, an affiliate of MSD Capital, the $12 billion investment vehicle for Michael Dell, and as Managing Director in Credit Suisse First Boston’s Private Equity Department, a founding partner of DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners, and President of its international business.

He is a Board Member of the Freelancers Union and the Freelancers Union Insurance Company, a Board Member of Echoing Green, an Advisory Board member of Wall St. Without Walls, and a member of the investment committee of the Patient Capital Collaborative. He was raised in Boulder, Colorado and graduated with Distinction from Stanford University where he was a Truman Scholar and President’s Award winner. He is a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute. Andrew lives in New York City with his wife, Kamy Wicoff, a writer, and their two sons, the Emperor Maximilian (four years) and the Boy King Jedidiah (two years).

B Lab envisions a new sector of the economy which harnesses the power of private enterprise to create public benefit. Learn more at www.bcorporation.net

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